The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB in IT contracts advertised for the Nottinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 44 53 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs citing ISTQB 3 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 0.67% 0.53% -
As % of the Qualifications category 4.11% 3.53% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £244 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £30.00 -
% change year-on-year
-55.00% -
ISTQB
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Nottinghamshire region.

Qualifications Category
Nottinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
73 85 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 16.40% 15.02% 19.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 54 22
Average daily rate £425 £318 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.85% -20.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £203 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £402 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 1
Average hourly rate £13.25 £21.00 £15.37
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.90% +36.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ISTQB across the Nottinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

ISTQB
Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ISTQB across the Nottinghamshire region.

ISTQB Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

ISTQB
Contract Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISTQB within the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottingham +16 2 - - 2
ISTQB
East Midlands

ISTQB
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire region citing ISTQB also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ISTQB.

1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) ISEB Practitioner
2 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (66.67%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) TestComplete
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Mainframe
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Line Management
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) .NET

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire region citing ISTQB also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ISTQB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) TestComplete
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Test Leader
2 2 (66.67%) QA Leader
3 1 (33.33%) QA Test Manager
3 1 (33.33%) Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Test Manager
3 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) QA Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
1 1 (33.33%) Mainframe
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) Line Management
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
2 2 (66.67%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft